PM Office Minister accepts cash aid for flood-torn provinces

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BANGKOK – The Prime Minister’s Office has accepted aid funds for flood-torn provinces raised by actors and singers.

On behalf of the government, Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Omsin Cheewapruek has received 501,107 baht in cash from Lt Pimdao Panichsamai who represented the fundraisers involved in the donation activity held in August at Siam Paragon shopping mall.

The donation will be added to the Office of the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund and will be distributed to Sakon Nakhon and other flood-stricken provinces in the Northeast. Minister Omsin has expressed thanks to all the philanthropists, saying the cash would be disbursed in accordance with the donors’ purposes.